Zip Code 81501 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrand Junction
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mesa
Area Code970
Current Population:23465
Racial Majority:White 76.27%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.6%
Unemployment Rate:6.1%
Median Household Income$31939
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41070
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range4672 - 4689 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.07213000, -108.54603900

Zip Code 81501 Description

Zip Code 81501 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81501 is primarily located in Mesa County. The official US Postal Service name for 81501 is GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81501 are contained within or border the city limits of Grand Junction, CO, Orchard Mesa, CO, and Redlands, CO. The area code for zip code 81501 is 970. 81501 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81501 is 6.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81501 increased to 23465 from 20743 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81501 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81501 public schools is White. 44.5% of students in 81501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18769 76.27% 18092 +4%
 Black Or African American 378 1.54% 234 +62%
 Hispanic 4372 17.77% 4277 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 210 0.85% 180 +17%
 Asian 249 1.01% 216 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 100 0.41% 35 +186%
 Other Race 26 0% 26 -100%
 Two Or More Races 405 2.16% 405 +31%

Zip Code 81501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.6%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 25.7%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 81501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2346520743
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households9590
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
25.0%
Median Household Income$31939
Income Under $50K Per Year70.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.10%
81501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$244254
Average Real Estate Sale Price$126270
Current Unemployment Level 6.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 81501 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15233138475562605139271839
Avg Max Temp (°F)37465665758793908168514066
Avg Precip (In.).59.47.92.821.46.7.76.85.97.71.58.76
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Junction, CO
CBSA Type81501
CBSA Population148729
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours